Meet the Board

MABJ's Board of Directors consists of successful journalists and PR professionals who have took on the brave task of helping MABJ run smoothly. 

DENISHA THOMAS 
SECRETARY

Denisha Thomas is the news director for Local 24. She has served as an award winning executive producer and producer in Cleveland, OH and Buffalo, NY. 

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KELLI COOK
PRESIDENT

Kelli Cook is a Reporter for WMC Action News 5. She has been a News Anchor and Reporter for television stations in Mississippi, Florida and Tennessee. 

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OMER YUSEF
TREASURER

Omer Yusuf is a reporter for The Daily Memphian, covering Frayser, Raleigh, Binghampton and North Memphis. 

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RICHARD THOMPSON
VP OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

Richard Thompson is the founder/lead writer of Mediaverse, an online resource for local journalism since 2006. 

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JEREMY PIERRE
VP OF
BROADCAST

Jeremy Pierre is a reporter for Fox 13 WHBQ. He comes to the Bluff City from the Crescent City, where he was prepped at the storied St. Augustine High School.

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MYRON MAYS
VP OF
DIGITAL MEDIA

Myron Mays is a 25 year veteran of Radio & Television and Social Media Marketing.

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ELLE PERRY
VP OF 
PRINT

Elle Perry is a reporter for the Daily Memphian, her bylines have appeared in High Ground News, Next City and more.

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BRANDI HUNTER
STUDENT LIASON
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